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[Book] Qingkai Kong, Timmy Siauw, Alexandre M. Bayen. "Python Programming and Numerical Methods: A Guide for Engineers and Scientists" in progress


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Robert Martin-Short, Richard M. Allen. "Towards Earthquake Early Warning with MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network Part 2 - - Understanding MyShake performance around the world"

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Robert Martin-Short, Richard M. Allen. "Towards Earthquake Early Warning with MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network Part 1 - - Detection algorithm and simulation platform"

[Journal] Richard M. Allen, Qingkai Kong, Robert Martin-Short. "The MyShake Platform: A global vision for earthquake early warning"



[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Sarina Patel, Asaf Inbal, Richard M. Allen. "Assessing the sensitivity and accuracy of the MyShake smartphone seismic network to detect and characterize earthquakes" Accepted by Seismological Research Letters. Preprint

[Journal] Yijian Zhou, Han Yue, Qingkai Kong, Shiyong Zhou. "Hybrid Event Detection and Phase‐Picking Algorithm Using Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks" Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180319. Link, reprint

[Journal] Asaf Inbal, Qingkai Kong, William Savran, Richard M. Allen. "On the Feasibility of Using the Dense MyShake Smartphone Array for Earthquake Location" Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180349. Link, reprint


[Conference] Qingkai Kong, Qin Lv, Richard M. Allen. "Earthquake Early Warning and Beyond: Systems Challenges in Smartphone-based Seismic Network", 20th International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile 2019) doi: 10.1145/3301293.3302377. Preprint.

[Journal] Kaylin Rochford, Jennifer Strauss, Qingkai Kong, Richard Allen. "MyShake: Using Human-Centered Design Methods to Promote Engagement in a Smartphone based Global Seismic Network", Frontiers Earth Science, doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00237. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Asaf Inbal, Richard M. Allen, Qin Lv, Arno Puder. "Machine Learning Aspects in MyShake Global Smartphone Seismic Network", Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180309. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Daniel T. Trugman, Zachary E. Ross, Michael J. Bianco, Brendan Meade, Peter Gerstoft. 2018, "Machine Learning in Seismology —Turning Data into Insights", Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220180259. Link, reprint

[Thesis] Qingkai Kong. May 2018, "MyShake – Building a global smartphone seismic network", University of California, Berkeley

[Conference] Qingkai Kong, Asaf Inbal, Richard M. Allen, Jennifer Strauss. 2018, "MyShake: Building a global smartphone earthquake early warning system", SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, 4867-4871, doi: 10.1190/segam2018-2996624.1. Top 25 of 1090 papers, Link


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Julian Bunn, Monica Kohler, Thomas Heaton. 2017, "Structural Health Monitoring of Buildings Using Smartphone Sensors", Seismological Research Letters, 89(2A), doi:10.1785/0220170111. Link, reprint

[Article] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Louis Schreier. 2017, "Seismic data from smartphones - MyShake: building a global smartphone seismic network ", Invited article for GeoStrata, reprint


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Louis Schreier. 2016, "MyShake: Initial Observations from a Global Smartphone Seismic Network", Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2016GL070955. Link, reprint

[Journal] Qingkai Kong, Richard M. Allen, Louis Schreier, and Young-Woo Kwon. 2016. "MyShake: A Smartphone Seismic Network for Earthquake Early Warning and beyond", Science Advances 2 (2): e1501055–e1501055. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501055. Link, Paper Picked up by News, reprint


[Journal] Taira, Taka’Aki, Florent Brenguier, and Qingkai Kong. 2015. "Ambient Noise-Based Monitoring of Seismic Velocity Changes Associated with the 2014 M W 6.0 South Napa Earthquake", Geophysical Research Letters 42 (17): 6997–7004. doi:10.1002/2015GL065308. Link, reprint

[Conference] Qingkai Kong, Young-Woo Kwon, Louis Schreier, Steven Allen, Richard M. Allen, and Jennifer Strauss. 2015. "Smartphone-Based Networks for Earthquake Detection", In 2015 15th International Conference on Innovations for Community Services (I4CS), 1–8. IEEE. doi:10.1109/I4CS.2015.7294490. Link, Best presentation award, reprint


[Journal] Qingkai Kong, and Ming Zhao. 2012. "Evaluation of Earthquake Signal Characteristics for Early Warning", Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration 11 (3): 435–43. doi:10.1007/s11803-012-0133-1. Link, reprint


[Journal] Qingkai, Kong, and Zhao Ming. 2010. "Study on Algorithms in Earthquake Early Warning System", Journal of Catastrophology. S1: 305-308. (In Chinese) Link

[Conference] Ming Zhao, Qingkai Kong, and Atao Yu. 2010 "Development of Vibration Character Sensors", In 2010 Fifth European Workshop on Structral Health Monitoring: 1152 - 1157. Link